If you are divorced, your ex-spouse can receive benefits based on your record (even if you have remarried) if: Your marriage lasted 10 years or longer. Your ex-spouse is unmarried. … You are entitled to Social Security retirement or disability benefits.
Can an ex wife and current wife collect husband’s Social Security?
Yes. You are eligible to collect spousal benefits on a living former wife’s or husband’s earnings record as long as: The marriage lasted at least 10 years.
When can an ex-spouse collect Social Security?
To be eligible, you must have been married to your ex-spouse for 10 years or more. If you have since remarried, you can’t collect benefits on your former spouse’s record unless your later marriage ended by annulment, divorce, or death.
How many ex wives can claim Social Security?
Social Security says that multiple people are eligible to claim on one worker’s record. But you can get only one benefit and one at a time.
How do I claim my ex husband’s Social Security?
Form SSA-2 | Information You Need to Apply for Spouse’s or Divorced Spouse’s Benefits
- Online, if you are within 3 months of age 62 or older, or.
- By calling our national toll-free service at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778) or visiting your local Social Security office.
How long do you have to be married to someone to get their Social Security?
How long does someone have to be married to collect Social Security spouse benefits? To receive a spouse benefit, you generally must have been married for at least one continuous year to the retired or disabled worker on whose earnings record you are claiming benefits. There are narrow exceptions to the one-year rule.